Olive oil and health
The Mediterranean diet is considered by the world scientific community as the healthiest nutritional model. Eating a diet based on the standards of the Mediterranean diet has been found to be associated with decreased risk for many diseases.
Main component of the Mediterranean diet are olive oil, the nutritional value of which is now undeniable. Many studies have shown that consumption of olive oil as part of a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle in general can help to prevent or treat various diseases.